After several weeks of rumors and leaks, Vivo has finally launched the V29 series of smartphones in India. The the two models launched in the market consists of the V29 and V29 Pro models. the Pro model stands above the standard version with an additional camera and a faster chipset. This is also an upgrade over the V27 Pro from earlier this year.
Without much ado, let’s take a look at what the device has to offer, its pricing and availability..
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Vivo V29 Pro Unveiled
Talking about the higher-end smartphone first, it sports a tall 6.78-inch AMOLED display that offers a Full HD+ resolution, 120Hz refresh rate, and a punch hole cutout.
With the Vivo V29 series, the company aimed to offer a premium design that includes a metallic frame and glass back. The edges of the device curve from the back and the front. It weighs just 188 grams and measures around 7.46mm in thickness.
Under the hood, the Vivo V29 Pro is equipped with the MediaTek Dimensity 8200 SoC that is paired with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.
The device runs on Android 13 OS based FuntouchOS 13 custom skin out of the box.
On the back, the smartphone offers a triple camera setup that consists of a 50-megapixel primary camera that supports OIS (Optical Image Stabilization), a 12-megapixel portrait lens, and an 8-megapixel ultra wide angle lens. Meanwhile, the front houses a 50-megapixel camera for selfies and video calls.
Other notable features include an in-display fingerprint scanner, Bluetooth 5.3, Ring shaped LED lighting, and a 4,600mAh battery pack that supports 80W fast charging. The phone has dual-SIM slots but no microSD slot.
Vivo V29 Pro specifications
Display: 6.78-inch (2800×1260 pixels) 1.5K AMOLED 20:9 aspect ratio screen with HDR10+, 120Hz refresh rate, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut
Chipset: Octa Core (4 x 2.4GHz + 4 x 1.8GHz Kryo 670 CPUs) Snapdragon 778G 6nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 642L GPU
Storage: 8GB / 12GB LPDDR5 RAM with 256GB UFS 3.1 storage
OS: Android 13 with Funtouch OS 13
SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano)
- 50MP camera with f/1.88 aperture, OIS, Sony IMX766
- 8MP ultra-wide sensor with f/2.2 aperture
- 12MP portrait camera with Sony IMX663 sensor with f/1.98 aperture, Aura light, 4K 60 fps video recording
Front Camera: 50MP autofocus front camera with f/2.0 aperture, 4K 60 fps video recording
Sensors: In-display fingerprint sensor
Multimedia: USB Type-C audio, bottom-ported speaker
Weight: 186g (V29) / 188g (V29 Pro)
Network: 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.3,GPS (L1 + L5), USB Type-C
Battery: 4600mAh (typ) battery with 80W fast charging
Vivo V29 Pro Price and Availability
The Vivo V29 Pro comes in two storage options and two colors, Himalayan Blue and Space Black. So let’s have a look at its pricing:
- 8GB RAM + 256GB Storage model goes for INR39,999 ($480)
- 12GB RAM + 256 GB Storage model goes for INR42,999 ($515)
The retail package includes a USB-C cable, an 80W FlashCharge adapter, a SIM ejector and a quick start guide plus a protective case and a pre-applied screen protector.